Vivian Howard’s Boiler Room among confirmed participants for ‘Raise the Barn’

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WILMINGTON — Feast Down East’s fourth-annual “Raise the Barn” is attracting serious talent again this year. Sarah Daniels, executive director of Feast Down East, told Port City Daily the Raise the Barn event has just confirmed Vivian Howard’s Boiler Room Oyster Bar will join local chefs at the event. Former Disney executive chef Andrew Sutton, who […]

Over 3,000 couture dresses, accessories up for auction at Independence Mall

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WILMINGTON – Discounted bridal, pageant and formal wear will be overflowing during an auction held next week. According to the New Hanover Sheriff’s Office, over 3,000 designer dresses – along with footwear, jewelry and other accessories – will be auctioned off on Saturday, April 22. Due to to overwhelming volume, the Sheriff’s Office has rented […]

One man dead in wreck off Military Cutoff Road near Landfall

Emergency crews on the scene of a fatal wreck on Military Cutoff Road. (Photo by Christina Haley.)

WILMINGTON — Detectives with the Wilmington Police Department are investigating a wreck in the Mayfaire area that killed one person. Police and emergency crews responded to the 300 block Military Cutoff Road for a two-vehicle wreck just before 12 p.m. Tuesday, according to Wilmington Police Department Spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay. Both vehicles rolled over in the […]

This Week in History: April 10-14, 1969

This Week in History is compiled each week for Local Shout by Wilmington resident Mike Hack. This Week in History: April 10-14, 1969 The number one movie is “Charro.” The number one song is “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In” by The Fifth Dimension. Actor Billy Jacoby was born and automobile designer Harley J. Earl died. Quote: […]

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After a bath, archaeological artifacts tell the story of a Princess Street building

Archaeological artifacts from a dig at 208 Princess Street were further revealed during the start of the washing process at UNCW. (Photo by Cory Mannion.)

WILMINGTON — Archaeological artifacts unearthed from under a Princess Street building in downtown Wilmington are now in the first steps of documentation and preservation. Jon Schleier, Executive Director of the Public Archaeology Corps, was joined by a few students at UNC-Wilmington’s Anthropology Department on Friday, to begin the process of washing thousands of artifacts that […]

Living the opioid epidemic through the eyes of a Wilmington vice detective

Looking inside one dosage unit of heroin. (Photo by Christina Haley.)

The untrained eye may not see all the signs of the opioid epidemic that has plagued the region, but overdoses, drug deals and a constant influx of the substance occurs daily among average people in Wilmington. It begets violence, property crime, and challenges local resources, including the efforts of investigators working to put those responsible for […]

Lower Cape Fear Hospice to hold free Advance Care Planning Workshop

WILMINGTON — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will honor National Health Care Decisions Week by offering all the opportunity to Begin the Conversation about advance care planning (ACP). National Health Care Decisions Week is April 16-22. End-of-life and healthcare planning helps to ensure your wishes are honored when you are unable to communicate for yourself. The […]

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Wilmington Sharks celebrating 20 years of baseball in the Port City

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington Sharks have announced that the team has officially unveiled a new logo to commemorate 20 years of baseball in Wilmington. The logo will be featured on sleeves of Sharks jerseys during the 2017 summer season, which begins on Tuesday, May 30, at Buck Hardee Field at Legion Sports Complex. The 20th season mark […]

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